Faculty & Staff

More than 130 full-time

Faculty Members

Hendrik Luesch - Apratoxin S4

Faculty in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy are dedicated to supporting the college’s mission of research, education and service. More than 130 full-time faculty serve the college in clinical, educational and research roles at campuses in Gainesville, Jacksonville and Orlando. Many faculty maintain clinical and research affiliations with UF Health and are members of other UF Health centers and institutes, such as the McKnight Brain Institute, UF Genetics Institute, UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute, UF Cancer Center, and others.

Faculty Awards

UF College of Pharmacy faculty are continually recognized with many national and international awards. These honors are well-deserved and reflect upon the outstanding scholars and educators in the college. In the 2020-21 academic year, faculty in the UF College of Pharmacy claimed more than 10 national or international awards and several notable awards from the University of Florida. Among the national organizations presenting honors to faculty were the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology, the Centers for Disease Control and many more.


John Allen

American College of Clinical Pharmacy Fellow

John Allen 600x400


Larisa Cavallari

2020 Distinguished Investigator Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s Cardiology Practice and Research Network

Larisa Cavallari

Clincal ASSOCIATE professor

Lindsey Childs-Kean

2021 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Emerging Teaching Scholar Award

Lindsey Childs-Kean


Julie Johnson

2021 Rawls-Palmer Progress in Medicine Award from the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Julie Johnson 600x400

ASSOCIATE professor

Stephan Schmidt

Presented the Excellence in Academia award at the Model-Informed Drug Discovery, or MIDD+, Scientific Conference

Stephan Schmidt

chair of pharmaceutics and the V. Ravi Chandran Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Thomas Schmittgen

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Schmittgen Slider

The college’s mission is also supported by dedicated staff with expertise in student affairs, accounting, business systems, communications, research support, information and educational technologies, alumni affairs and development.